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Healthy Lifestyles

TRAINING/EVENTS

Safer Active Travel

13th May 2024 | 15:30 - 17:00 | online | 1.5 hours | Virtual via Teams

Course description

This training covers the benefits of using active travel including walking, cycling and scooting while knowing how children can keep safe and avoid road related injuries. The session provides information on safety issues for primary and secondary aged children and best practice when promoting and encouraging active travel within the school community. The training is delivered across Healthy Lifestyles and UIP health areas.

participants

Primary

Secondary

Special

Cost

This course is FREE of charge to Manchester schools who have completed the current Health Check. For schools outside of Manchester please contact healthyschools@mft.nhs for fees.

MEET YOUR TRAINER

Cassie Cox

Cassie is a registered Paediatric Nurse, who moved from the Manchester School Nursing Team to Healthy Schools to start the role of Healthy Lifestyles Lead. The experience and knowledge gained from being a School Nurse has made Cassie incredibly aware of the importance of encouraging and enabling children to live a Healthy Lifestyle. Cassie is passionate about supporting schools to create a whole school community approach to Healthy Lifestyles to improve the lives and health of our children and young people. In response to Manchester’s high rates of childhood obesity and poor oral health, Cassie will be developing resources, delivering training, and supporting Manchester Schools to increase physical activity, promote healthy eating and improve oral health. Cassie is keen to continue our partnership with the School Nurses to deliver the best support possible for Schools. Outside of work, Cassie enjoys teaching and learning swing dance, sewing and reading.


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